A short survey regarding quality in the early childhood education sector is currently underway.
FeedAustralia is a not-for-profit program, developed in collaboration with Hunter New England Health, which provides a free menu planning tool.
The department is the Regulatory Authority responsible for assessing individuals or organisations seeking to own and/or operate an ECE service in NSW.
Start Strong Pathways has been developed to help support the early learning needs of young children by offering families a pathway into ECE.
Children who have not been immunised due to their parent’s vaccine conscientious objection cannot be enrolled in childcare.
The department has published a new Guideline for supporting preschool age children in OSHC, in response to increased requests for information.
We spoke to KU Ourimbah, the ‘Forest School’, located on the NSW Central Coast, about what makes their service ‘Excellent’.
The It Makes You Think’ campaign was developed by the Department of Education to provide information directly to parents
Staff from the directorate are reflecting on how much they enjoyed meeting with sector representatives who were able to attend.
In the spirit of fostering inclusive and culturally appropriate best practice, DoE has partnered with Ngroo to provide the Walking Together program.
NSW has updated its Quality Improvement Plan template to reflect changes to the National Quality Standard that will commence on 1 February 2018.
Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt has launched the 24 Hour Movement Guidelines for the Early Years, based on similar guidelines developed in Canada.
Following extensive consultations with the sector, the department has launched the Regional and Remote Early Childhood Education Strategy.
With the bushfire season beginning from October, ECE services must consider their preparedness for an emergency, as well as evacuation procedures.